Bernard, Sir Dallas Gerald Mercer, 1888-1975 (1st Baronet, businessman)
Sir Dallas Gerald Mercer Bernard was employed by Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in China and Hong Kong, 1911-1928, working mainly in the Private Office, before joining Matheson & Co. Ltd. He was a Director of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1919-1928, and Chairman of Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1928-1942. Bernard was Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, 1949-1954.
Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:
Accounts and papers re Sir Robert Jardine's property, circa 1902-circa 1907
Correspondence and papers on Chinese railways, circa 1913-circa 1940 (mainly 1930s)
Correspondence and papers on company history, 1821-1942 (mostly 1929-1942)
Correspondence of David Landale, 1930-1935
Correspondence of D.G.M. Bernard, 1928-1934
Private correspondence between D.G.M. Bernard and miscellaneous correspondents, arranged into alphabetical sections by correspondent. The correspondence is comprised of original letters to Bernard and copies of letters from him. There are also some related letters and papers.
Correspondence of D.G.M. Bernard, 9 July 1938-2 Jan. 1945
Correspondence on a home for the archive, 1935
Correspondence on City Hall, Hong Kong, circa 1932
Correspondence on F.P. Lachlan, May 1937-Aug. 1938
Typescript originals and copies of correspondence regarding F.P. Lachlan's terms of employment at Matheson & Co., London, following his return to Great Britain after leaving the employ of Jardine, Matheson & Co., Shanghai. The correspondents are D.G.M. Bernard, London; J.H. Keswick, Shanghai; W.J. Keswick, Shanghai; F.P. Lachlan, London and Shanghai; and J.J. Paterson, Hong Kong. The envelope is labelled 'Mr. F. P. Lachlan's terms of appointment. 31 August, 1937'.
Correspondence on Provident Funds, 1912-1934
Correspondence re Beith, Stevenson & Co. Ltd, 1909-1923
A folder containing copies of correspondence of Jardine, Matheson & Co. (principally D.G.M. Bernard, David Landale and A. Brooke Smith) regarding Beith, Stevenson & Co.'s buying commission, 1921-1923. There are also a few miscellaneous items of correspondence of Beith, Stevenson & Co. Ltd, Jardine, Matheson & Co. and Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1909-1920, and one empty envelope addressed to Messrs Beith, Stevenson & Co., 14, Bridge Street, Manchester.
Correspondence re Bernard Marriage Trusts, 28 Apr. 1931-4 Jan. 1955
Correspondence re D.G.M. Bernard Children's Trust, 3 Dec. 1931-20 Aug. 1947
Correspondence re D.G.M. Bernard Marriage Settlement, 29 Mar. 1933-22 Mar. 1946
Correspondence between the Alliance Assurance Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd, London, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and related papers, regarding the marriage settlement of D.G.M. Bernard and Betty Addis (married, 16 November 1922). The main correspondent is D.G.M. Bernard of Matheson & Co. Ltd. The folder is labelled 'D.G.M. Bernard Marriage Settlement'.
Green correspondence files, 1932-1941
Selected semi-official, private and confidential, and other letters of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd regarding particular subjects, with related papers. The principal correspondents are B.D.F. Beith; D.G.M. Bernard; Butterfield & Swire; W.C. Cassels; A.L. Davidson; W.S. Dupree; V.M. Grayburn; J.H. Keswick; W.J. Keswick; D.F. Landale; Lowe, Bingham & Matthews; E.R. Morriss; D.L. Newbigging; J.F. Owen; J.J. Paterson; F.A. Pollock and J.C. Taylor.
Historical notes, 1935-1939
Indo-China letters, 1916-1919
Semi-official correspondence between Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, regarding the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, with related papers. The principal correspondents are C.E. Anton, D.G.M. Bernard, John Johnstone, Henry Keswick, David Landale and C.H. Ross.
Letters from B.D.F. Beith, 23 June 1942-9 Jan. 1945
Letters from George Mackintosh & Co., 1832-1932 (1832 and 1932)
Letters to B.D.F. Beith, 15 Apr. 1942-20 Jan. 1945
Letters to Jardine, Matheson & Co., 1837-1925
Memoranda from B.D.F. Beith, 1938-1942
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1830-1939
Papers on company history, circa 1938-circa 1939
Private and confidential and other correspondence between Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1929-1946 (correspondence of 1929-1941)
Private and confidential, private, personal and other letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and exchanged between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, J. Fleming, W.J. Keswick and J.J. Paterson.